Erik Bladström

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Erik Bladström
Erik Bladström, Berlin 1936.jpg
Bladström at the 1936 Olympics
Personal information
Born 29 March 1918
Västervik, Sweden
Died 21 May 1998 (aged 80)
Västervik, Sweden
Sport Canoe racing
Club Westerviks KK, Västervik

Bror Erik Alvar Bladström (29 March 1918 – 21 May 1998) was a Swedish sprint canoeist who competed in the late 1930s. He won a gold medal in the folding K-2 10000 m event at the 1936 Summer Olympics, where he was the youngest competitor, aged 18.[1][2][3]

Bladström also won a silver medal in the same event at the 1938 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships in Vaxholm.[1]


  1. ^ a b Erik Bladström Archived 8 October 2014 at the Wayback Machine..
  2. ^ Canoeing at the 1936 Berlin Summer Games Archived 4 March 2016 at the Wayback Machine..
  3. ^ Erik Bladström. Swedish Olympic Committee

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